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Sector Expert: Frank Holmes

U.S. Global Investors

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Frank Holmes is CEO and chief investment officer at U.S. Global Investors, which manages a diversified family of funds specializing in natural resources, emerging markets and gold and precious metals. In 2016, Holmes and portfolio manager Ralph Aldis received the award for Best Americas Based Fund Manager from the Mining Journal. In 2011 Holmes was named a U.S. Metals and Mining "TopGun" by Brendan Wood International, and in 2006, he was selected mining fund manager of the year by the Mining Journal. He is also the co-author of "The Goldwatcher: Demystifying Gold Investing." More than 30,000 subscribers follow his weekly commentary in the award-winning Investor Alert newsletter, which is read in over 180 countries. Holmes is a much sought-after keynote speaker at national and international investment conferences. He is also a regular commentator on the financial television networks CNBC, Bloomberg, BNN and Fox Business, and has been profiled by Fortune, Barron's, The Financial Times and other publications.

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Companies Commented On

  • Allegiant Gold Ltd.
  • Barksdale Resources Corp.
  • Barrick Gold Corp.
  • Barsele Minerals Corp.
  • Brixton Metals Corporation
  • Franco-Nevada Corp.
  • Gran Colombia Gold Corp.
  • HIVE Blockchain Technologies Ltd.
  • Hochschild Mining Plc
  • Ivanhoe Mines Ltd.
  • Magna Gold Corp.
  • Newmont Corp.
  • Orex Minerals Inc.
  • Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd.
  • Revival Gold Inc.
  • Royal Gold Inc.
  • Sandstorm Gold Ltd.
  • Sibanye-Stillwater Ltd.
  • Silver Viper Minerals Corp.
  • Silvercorp Metals Inc.
  • TriStar Gold Inc.
  • Wheaton Precious Metals Corp.


Recent Interviews

Gold vs. Bitcoin: Which Does Frank Holmes Think You Should Have in Your Portfolio? (6/3/21)
Bitcoin and gold

Frank Holmes, CEO and chief investment officer of U.S. Global Investors as well as executive chairman of HIVE Blockchain Technologies, discusses gold and cryptocurrencies, and also talks about companies that are shining in his gold miners ETF right now.

StreetSmart Live! Presents Frank Holmes’ Virtual Junior Mining Expo (11/12/20)
Frank Holmes

Watch Frank Holmes, CEO and chief investment officer at U.S. Global Investors, and 10 of his top junior gold mining picks as they present their investment cases and participate in a panel discussion – Pecha Kucha style. Each company presents 20 slides with just 20 seconds per slide, followed by Q&A.

Recent Quotes

"WPM's foreign income will not be subject to Canadian taxes."

— Frank Holmes, U.S. Global Investors (12/14/18)
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"Among our favorite names in the royalty and streaming space is SLW, which has outperformed underlying gold for the 12-month period."

— Frank Holmes, U.S. Global Investors (8/22/16)
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"SLW has one of the highest sales-per-employee rates in the world."

— Frank Holmes, U.S. Global Investors (5/2/16)
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"KDX is in our Top 10 holdings."

The Gold Report Interview with Frank Holmes (3/23/15)
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"SLW has one of the best records in the business when it comes to most revenue per employee and most cash flow per employee."

The Gold Report Interview with Frank Holmes (3/23/15)
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"FNV has a high-margin business and a low cost of capital."

The Gold Report Interview with Frank Holmes (11/10/14)
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"KDX has done a great job of respecting value per share."

The Gold Report Interview with Frank Holmes (11/10/14)
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"SLW is probably the most profitable company per employee in the world."

The Gold Report Interview with Frank Holmes (11/10/14)
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